Enter Athletes in a Meet

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There are three ways to enter athletes in a meet:


_bm1Manually when you Add an Athlete
_bm1Manually from the Athlete Browser
_bm1By Importing from a Disk (click here to see How to Import Meet Entries from a Disk)


When you Add or Edit a Particular Athlete

Click on the Add Athlete button or highlight a particular Athlete from the Browser and click on the Edit Athlete button on the Athletes Tool Bar.  You may declare the events the Athlete will be competing in directly from this screen either by clicking on the event, or by keying in the event number in the event # field.  Then key in the entry time with or without a colon or period - "12345" or 1:23.45".


From the Athlete Browser

1.From the Main Menu, Click on Athletes.
2.Highlight the Athlete (or click on the alphabet bar to get to the beginning of the first letter of the athlete's last name) and the events in which they are eligible to compete will be listed in the Entries section below.  If the Athlete is not listed, you must enter the Athlete in the Database.  (Click here to see How to Add Athletes to your Database).


_bm0 You can reduce the number of athletes showing on your Browse Screen by clicking on the Filter button on the left side of your screen.  Here, you can choose to filter by gender, Age, or Team.  Only those athletes that fit the criteria you have selected will be shown on the browse screen.


3.You can filter the events shown for this athlete by clicking on the button on the side panel of the Athlete menu under the Show/Hide Age-Ups button.  That button has 3 states:

* Show Eligible Events only

* Show All events regardless of Age or gender

* Show Only events that have been entered

4.Click with your mouse on the events you want to enter athlete in.  To remove the Entry, click with your mouse on the event again.
5.Key in their seed time/mark (if any).  Seed marks vary according to event type and whether the measurement is English or Metric.  For example in a running event, you may enter the time as either 12345, 1:23.45 or NT (No Time).  In a horizontal field event, you may enter the distance as 1955, 19.55, or ND (No Distance) if Metric or 60550, 6-05.50 or ND (No Distance) if English. In a vertical field event, you may enter the height as 238, 2.38, NH (No Height) if Metric or 60550, 6-05.50, NH (No Height) if English.
6.If you are deck seeding and know the heat and lane the athlete will be in, key that in now - for example enter "2/5" for Heat 2 lane 5.  If that heat/lane is already assigned to someone else, MEET MANAGER for Track & Field won't let you assign that heat/flight and lane.
7.You can scratch an athlete, declare the athlete as an alternate, or declare the athlete as an exhibition athlete by clicking with your mouse  on the SCR, ALT, EXH boxes.



Using the Browser to Enter Individual Events and Relays

1.All eligible events for the highlighted athlete are shown on the bottom half of the screen. To enter an event, simply click the event name and the cursor will jump to the Entry Mark column where you can key in the seed mark (if any).  For running events, you may enter the time as either 20499, 2:04.99, or NT for No Time.  For field events, you may enter an English mark as either 61000, 6-10, 6'10, or ND or NH; a Metric mark as 1245, 12.45, or 12.45m. If you have Conversion Formulas, enter the letter of the formula in front of the mark. See How to Enter Marks.
2.To show relay events, click the Show Relays button to the left of the Browser.  This adds 3 more columns to the event list for relay information where the Relay column means the relay letter such as A, B, or C relay; where the P-Pos and F-Pos mean the relay position (1-8) for the athlete in Prelims or Finals. To hide relay events, click Hide Relays.
3.To alter the displayed Eligible Events, there are several choices. The Eligible Only button has four states: Eligible Only, All Events, All Events Same gender, and Entries Only. The Eligible Only is the default. All Events displays every event regardless of age, division, or gender. This is useful for deleting an athlete that is entered in an event that does not match his/her age, division, or gender. All Events Same gender displays every event regardless of age or division. Entries Only displays only the events the athlete is entered in and is very useful as an easy read to check entries.
4.Another way to alter the displayed eligible events is to click the Session All button at the top which allows you to select a session and filter the Eligible Events to only the events in the session.
5.To remove an entry, click an event name and you will be prompted to confirm deletion. If results are already entered for this entry, you will be warned.
6.If you are manually seeding and know the heat and lane/position the athlete or relay will be in, key that into the Heat/Lane column. An example would be 2/5 for heat 2 lane 5.   If that heat and lane/position is already assigned, MM will warn you and not permit a duplicate heat and lane/position assignment.
7.Use the SCR, ALT, and EXH check boxes to scratch the entry, declare the entry as an alternate, or declare the entry as exhibition.
8.The Scratch All button to the left of the Browser will allow you to quickly scratch an athlete from all events in the case where he/she did not show up for the meet. This does not scratch relays. The Athlete WILL NOT be scratched from rounds that have been completed.